With $250 million is enough to make Alex Rodriguez as the richest football player in the world. As the football player that has been achieved so many recognitions, he has been received quite high salary from the football field. Forbes announced that he has received over $275 million while renewing contract with the New York Yankees in last 2007.
Despite that, of course Alex Rodriguez has been receiving so much money from the endorsement too. Media journalist that Alex Rodriguez has been received $4million a year just from endorsement only. Some companies that were endorsed by Alex Rodriguez such as General Mills (Wheaties), Pepsi, Rawlings, Activision, Nike, Topps and Vita Coco (energy drink). He is also kind of a businessman too because it was reported that Alex Rodriguez also have Mercedes-Benz dealership in League City, Texas.
Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez or well known as Alex Rodriguez or “A-Rod” was born in New York, New York on July 27, 1975. Alex Rodrigiez today best known as restored American baseball third baseman and shortstop. Since attending Miami’s Westminster Christian High School, Rodriguez has been played as a shortstop and batted .419 with 90 steals in 100 games. While attending to University of Miami he was selected for the Seattle Mariners in 1993. A sthe sophomore, Alex Rodriguez made Seattle Marines impressed after had 37 hits in 119 at bats for a .311 batting average in 32 games. 1996, is Rodriguez breakout years with the team, there he was averaging about hit 36 HR, drove in 123 runs and lead the Seattle Marines to victory. In 2001, Rodriguez was moved from Seattle Maine to Texas Rangers. And again with the Texas Rangers, Alex Rodriguez shows his brilliant skill by averaging 52 HR, 133 runs scored, and 393 total bases in 2001-2002 season. Due to his achievement, Rodriguez was selected as American League Most Valuable Player in 2003. After the contract with Texas Rangers was ended, Alex Rodriguez then moved to New York Yankees from 2004 and extended it until today. In the first years, he made New York Yankees public amazed after averaging 36 home runs, 106 runs batted in, 112 runs scored and 28 stolen bases. Today, Alex Rodriguez was named as one of the best baseball players of all time.
In 2007, Alex Rodriguez breaks the record as the richest contract in baseball history after signing $275 million contract with the Yankees in last 2007. Forbes also announced Alex Rodriguez received $22,000,000 in 2003 season with the Texas Rangers. Alex Rodriguez also received his biggest salary about $33,000,000 for 2009 and 2010 season with the New York Yankees.